Tanner Cultural Center

Address: 115 Mulberry St. Newport, TN 37821 Contact Email: coalition@chcinc.org Phone: (423) 623-9272
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The Rosenwald School Building Program of the early 1900s provided seed grants for the construction of more than 5,300 schools, shops, and teachers’ houses in 15 states built by and for African Americans. The National Trust for Historic Preservation has preserved several remaining buildings, including this one, which houses a senior center, veterans office and seasonal farmers market.

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City: Newport, TN
Region: East Tennessee
Subregion: Northeast

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